Asia

All news, reports, projects, policy and legislation impacting the power and energy generation sectors in continental Asia and Asia-Pacific, with a specific focus on news out of Japan, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Taiwan and Malaysia. News and updates from the Asian Development Bank and Green Transformation fund concerning investments, as well as updates on the Asian energy transition, renewable energy integration, fossil fuel use, tenders and auctions within Asia will also be included.

Japan

Japan suffers power outages after 7.3 Fukushima quake

A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck late Saturday 13 February 2021, off the coast of Tohoku, leaving at least 100 people injured.
MoU signing

JERA and PETRONAS partner on decarbonisation efforts

The MoU specifies that JERA and PETRONAS will promote the use of LNG in Asian countries and establish supply chains for ammonia and hydrogen fuels.
sustainable energy

How Envision is hedging their renewables bets: Forecast technologies, floating storage...

Smart Cities, Singapore's first floating energy storage system, and weather forecasting for renewables are only some of the innovations Henry Tay has witnessed as the Assistant Regional Director of Envision Digital.
energy storage

Webcast 25 Feb: Energy storage applications

Register to attend this webinar to understand which energy storage use cases are seeing widespread adoption.
hydrogen

Exponential growth predicted for green hydrogen market

A new report released by research firm Frost & Sullivan states that owing to decarbonisation efforts, the production of green hydrogen will increase by 57% between 2019 and 2030.

Turkey’s 500MW Lower Kaleköy hydropower plant starts operation

The Lower Kaleköy hydropower plant at the Lower Kaleköy Dam in Turkey has been completed, according to a GE Renewable Energy statement.
innovation siemens energy

Siemens Energy launches new R&D center for advanced technologies in China

Siemens Energy has launched an innovation center for advanced energy technologies in Shenzhen in southeastern China.

Cleantech Solar delivers three new PV projects in Malaysia and Thailand

Cleantech Solar has commissioned three rooftop solar PV systems at AkzoNobel sites in Malaysia and Thailand.
Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu Co

Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu to develop sustainable power in China

Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu Co have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop sustainable power generation in Jiangsu, China.
solar pv

Solar advantages increase even without government subsidies – study

Solar energy is now the cheapest way to add electricity in many markets across the globe - Wood Mackenzie has revealed.

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